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Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
to iran's nuclear program. panelists included "washington post" columnist and cnn host. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. >> well, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the munk debates on iran. this is the munk debate on iran's nuclear ambitions. it's my privilege to both organize the series and once again act as your moderator. we begin tonight with a look back at some of the memorable moments of previous munk debates because tonight is a special evening for this series. tonight we convene our 10th semi-annual monk debates. on the stage as we enter our fifth year we hosted over 38 speakers. speakers such as christopher hitchen. tony blair. henry kissinger. who can forget him. paul crugman and larry so maniers and it's thanks to you that people here again tonight for a munk debate, thousands more watching on line, all of you representing our 30,000 strong membership. this debate series undenyably is making a lasting contribution to more and better public debate not only in canada but internationally. we're doing that through global tv and radio broadcast through our home grown champio
Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
foreign policy challenge of the day you have to think about our next debater. his program on cnn is seen in over 200 countries worldwide but he's anything but a talking head on tv. he writes a column for "the washington post" and is the edit or "time" magazine. please welcome back to the munk debate stage journalist fareed zakaria. [cheers and applause] now we're moments from getting our debate under way but before we hear opening statements, once again, i need this audience assist answer to make sure our debaters stay on time in terms of their opening and closing remark and we move forward as a debate together. so you will see this countdown clock, this clock appear. when it reaches zero applaud. this will let our debaters know that their time is over for their opening and closing statements. before we kick off the debate let's see how the 3,000 people gathered today voted on our resolution that the world cannot tolerate iran with nuclear weapons. let's see the numbers there. debaters you will have it on your screen here. 60% in favor of the motion. 23% opposed 17% undecided. now we all
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